Groups denounced the final statement from leaders of ASEAN member states, as leaders announced the Asia Zero Emission Community Joint Statement claiming a need to use gas, ammonia, biomass, hydrogen, and nuclear for greenwashing in Asia.
COP28’s historic agreement sent a long overdue signal on the end of the fossil fuel era, but glaring loopholes in the agreement could be exploited as Japan hosts the ASEAN summit and Asia Zero Emissions Community Summit.
As we drove by the long chain of refineries and other petrochemical facilities that surround the small town of Port Arthur, Texas, noxious fumes wafted into our truck. The residents of Port Arthur, Groves and towns along the Gulf Coast are forced to inhale polluted air day in and day out. “Smell that? To some … Read More
“At a time when we rapidly need to phase out fossil fuels, this year’s G7 host has pushed for the expansion of gas and LNG and technologies that would prolong the use of coal,” said Susanne Wong, Asia Program Manager.
It’s easy to lose touch with reality at the annual UN climate negotiations, also known as COP. The buzz and energy of tens of thousands of people at the UN’s annual conference focused on one of humanity’s greatest crises is overwhelming. And energizing. Until you realize that you don’t all share the same intent. Take … Read More
My story is in no way exceptional. I hope that by sharing our stories, we invite other Asian Americans to share and be seen. We acknowledge the racism and harm that we have suffered. And we commit to supporting each other and working together with all Asian Americans, communities of color and allies to make our country, our movement and our communities more just.
Today, we’ve joined with civil society groups and peoples’ movements from around the world to launch an exciting new campaign: Fossil Free ADB. The goal of the campaign is to pressure the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to stop financing fossil fuels.
Next summer’s Olympic Games are at risk due to heatwaves and there’s one story Japan likely doesn’t want out there: the fact that it’s currently one of the world’s biggest supporters of coal.